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BScAviation Engineering

Kaunas University of Technology
Lithuania, Kaunas
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Design
Tuition fee €3,200 per year
Application fee €100 one-time

Payable within 2 weeks from the application submission by transferring it to the KTU bank account. Non-refundable. Bank details will be provided during application.

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Focused on professional experience at aviation companies, the programme leads through gradual learning about processes underlying the principles of aerodynamics, materials used to build aerial vehicles, aerial vehicle structures and types, their behaviour in flight and development of abilities in aerial vehicle design, building and maintenance as well as dealing with a number of other aspects related to creative engineering activity in aviation.
Programme implementation options by choosing the model of extended practice at aviation companies:
- Aircraft and aircraft system design engineer (General Aviation Engineering Practice (30 ECTS), extensive subjects in the field of Aeronautical Engineering (18 ECTS) and Professional Practice (12 ECTS);
- Aircraft Maintenance Specialist General Aviation Engineering Practice (30 ECTS) and Aircraft Maintenance Practice (30 ECTS).

Top reasons to study at KTU:

1. The first in Europe cluster of aeronautical engineering companies and educational institutions has been created in Lithuania with the lead of KTU in 2016.

2. The hands-on experience is gained using specialised research equipment at the University and at the aviation companies in Lithuania.

3. The students may choose 2 semesters of extended practice in an aviation company to deepen their specialisation skills and solve real industry problems.

Programme structure

Design and modernisation of aircrafts, their systems and elements
Types, constructions and systems of aircrafts
Aerodynamics of aircrafts and flight dynamic Design of aircrafts

Determination and assurance of functionality and reliability of aircrafts and their systems
Modern technologies of aircraft manufacturing
Nondestructive testing methods

Expertise in aircraft maintenance technologies and processes, their selection and management
Technical maintenance of aircrafts
Aviation materials

Knowledge in safety and legal regulations applying to engineering activities in aviation
Human factors in aviation
Air law

Career opportunities

The lack of aviation engineers and specialists of technical maintenance of the aircrafts is a constantly increasing problem both in Lithuania and in the entire world; therefore, graduates of this programme have excellent prospects for an international career in various stages: engineers-mechanics and engineers-constructors > licenced aviation engineers and aviation specialists > executive/quality/training managers of airlines.

_ “Graduates of this programme, who understand basic and line maintenance of various aircrafts, engineering support and planning of technical maintenance, who provide services to the biggest modern aircrafts Boeing 747 and Boeing 787 Dreamliner at the aircraft technical maintenance centre in Kaunas have excellent prospects of international career in the engineering area.”_ – AB “FL Technics” Aircraft Maintenance Centre in Kaunas, Manager Martynas Grigalavičius.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 9, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 9, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States